World Footwear

Authentic Brands Group

Authentic Brands Group agrees to buy Champion

Apr 8, 2024 / United States
The New York-based brand management company has reached an informal agreement to buy the Champion label from HanesBrands for a little more than 1 billion US dollars

Uncertainty for Ted Baker as UK and European arm goes into administration

Mar 20, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British fashion retailer is planning to appoint administrators, a spokesman for owner Authentic Brands Group confirmed on Tuesday. Hundreds of jobs are expected to be at risk

Aldo to produce bags and leather goods for ABG-owned Hunter brand

Feb 28, 2024 / United States
The Canadian footwear company has signed another licensing agreement with Authentic Brands Group (ABG) to design, manufacture and distribute Hunter bags and small leather goods in the US and Canada

Wolverine Worldwide sells Sperry to ABG

Jan 15, 2024 / United States
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has acquired the Sperry brand from Wolverine Worldwide for 130 million USD, bringing on board the Aldo Group to design, manufacture and distribute the brand globally

ABG partners with BBC International to grow DC Shoes

Jan 10, 2024 / United States
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has announced a partnership with BBC International for DC Shoes. BBC will design, manufacture and wholesale distribute the footwear brand in the US and Canada

Futureverse teams up with Reebok

Jan 3, 2024 / United States
The AI and metaverse technology and content company has partnered up with Reebok to help the footwear brand expand the ways consumers can interact with its products

Latest Authentic Brands partnerships in Asia

Dec 30, 2023 / United States
The New York-based brand management company has expanded its partnership with Liberated for Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Indonesia and signed another with BRJ Group for Japan and Taiwan

ABG announces partnership to grow Hunter Boots in China and Southeast Asia

Aug 30, 2023 / United States
Authentic Brands Group has entered a joint venture with the Shanghai-based provider of brand management solutions Baozun to grow the Hunter brand in China and Southeast Asia

Authentic Brands Group acquires Rockport

Jul 27, 2023 / United States
The New York-based brand management company announced that it has received bankruptcy court approval to acquire the footwear brand Rockport, which had filed for Chapter 11 in June

Authentic Brands appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Jul 20, 2023 / United States
The New York-based brand management company has announced the appointment of Kevin Willis as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Ted Baker cuts 200 jobs

Jul 4, 2023 / United Kingdom
Ted Baker has cut around 200 jobs in its head office workforce. This move comes as the company transitions to an outsourcing model following its acquisition by Authentic Brands Group (ABG)

Authentic Brands Group acquires Hunter Boots IP

Jun 6, 2023 / United States
Speculation is over. The New York-based brand management company has acquired the intellectual property of the British heritage brand Hunter Boots for an undisclosed sum

Authentic Brands Group eyeing Hunter Boots

May 23, 2023 / United States
New York-based ABG, the owner of Reebok and Ted Baker, is one of the possible bidders for Hunter Boots, the Wellington boots specialists
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